Things to do in New Plymouth

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  • 1
    Pukekura Park

    Pukekura Park

    Ranked #1 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    8.04 reviews
    Performing Arts, Outdoors
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Amazing gardens and a fantastic water fall. At night time lights come on underneath the water fall, and make it look grate!

  • 2
    Paritutu Rock

    Paritutu Rock

    Ranked #2 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withSolo FemaleAdventureFamilies

    This was such a fun and beautiful run. It was short but challenging and offered amazing views from the top. A little bit sketchy if your afraid of heights.

  • 3
    Cape Egmont Lighthouse

    Cape Egmont Lighthouse

    Ranked #6 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Lighthouse
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    Sitting on what seems like the edge of the world is the Egmont Lighthouse. While you can’t gain access into the lighthouse, you can get up close and personal to ...

  • 4
    Fitzroy Beach

    Fitzroy Beach

    Ranked #5 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withSolo FemaleBackpackersFamilies

    This beach is pretty popular for surfing, Especially when the waves are good but it can get pretty crowded. There are also good surf schools around for beginners.

  • 5
    New Plymouth Observatory

    New Plymouth Observatory

    Ranked #4 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withSolo FemaleStudentsFamilies

    Amazing! The stars are already so amazing in NZ and going to the observatory you get to see even more of the night sky. There are both group tours but ...

  • 6
    Airzone Trampoline Park

    Airzone Trampoline Park

    Ranked #3 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    10.01 review
    Entertainment
    Popular withAdventureWellnessFamilies

    This trampoline park is an perfect place for a rainy day. Whether you want to jump for fun or fitness they offer it all. They even have kids’ fitness classes ...

  • 7
    Barret Domain

    Barret Domain

    Ranked #7 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    6.01 review
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withBackpackersFamiliesOutdoorsy

    The Barret Domain has three different walks to take where you’ll experience. The Cowling Plantation Walk is a short ten minute walk The Rayward Bush walk is a twenty-minute walk ...

  • 8
    New Plymouth

    New Plymouth

    Ranked #8 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    5.02 reviews
  • 9
    Back Beach

    Back Beach

    Ranked #9 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    8.01 review
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Beach
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersFamilies

    Back Beach is a beautiful beach overlooking Sugar Loaf Marine Park and Paritutu. It is a really good break for experienced surfers and if you want to learn to surf ...

  • 10
    Pouakai Zoo

    Pouakai Zoo

    Ranked #11 overall in New Plymouth things to do
    6.01 review
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Zoo or Aquarium
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